Lambskin is a common hide which is easily available in almost all the areas. It is usually a thin hide and not preferred for garments such as jackets, uppers & outerwears. Other materials like clutches, handbags, hand gloves are recommended to be made from lamb hide.
A cowhide is the most common hide used for the manufacture of jackets & other garments like pants, vests, bags etc. It is preferred for the manufacture of garments more than other hides because it is thick & extremely durable for a long run. To buy mens leather jacket made of cow hide can be extremely useful for any individual.
As it seems to be, sheep hide is extremely soft hide and is light in weight as compared to other hides. Usually, it is recommended for the manufacture of light & stylish garments like outerwears, vests, often pants and other materials are also prepared from it such as rugs, mats etc. It is usually not recommended for rough jackets like biker & bomber style.